According to Allcitycodes, Ethiopia is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It has a land area of 1,104,300 square kilometers (426,372 square miles). The capital city of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa. The terrain in Ethiopia consists mostly of high plateaus with some mountains and valleys scattered throughout the country. The highest point in Ethiopia is Ras Dashen at 4,543 meters (14,928 feet). Major rivers include the Blue Nile and other smaller rivers that flow into the Indian Ocean. The climate of Ethiopia is mostly tropical with hot summers and mild winters. The area code of Ethiopia is +251. This code was introduced on 1 July 1998 when Ethiopia switched from its old international dialling code of +800 to +251 for all incoming calls from abroad. This change was made so that all incoming calls would be routed through international carriers instead of neighbouring countries. This has helped increase security as well as improve call quality for customers calling into Ethiopia from abroad. Check philosophynearby for Ethiopia in 2019.